Associations to the word «Snare»

Pictures for the word «Snare»

Wiktionary

SNARE, noun. A trap made from a loop of wire, string, or leather.
SNARE, noun. (rare) A mental or psychological trap; usually in the phrase a snare and a delusion.
SNARE, noun. (veterinary) A loop of cord used in obstetric cases, to hold or to pull a fetus from the mother animal.
SNARE, noun. (music) A set of chains strung across the bottom of a drum to create a rattling sound.
SNARE, noun. (music) A snare drum.
SNARE, verb. To catch or hold, especially with a loop.
SNARE DRUM, noun. A tubular drum with skins stretched over the top and bottom, and having a set of chains that can be applied to the bottom skin to create a rattling sound.
SNARE DRUMMER, noun. Someone who plays the snare drum.
SNARE DRUMMERS, noun. Plural of snare drummer
SNARE DRUMS, noun. Plural of snare drum

Dictionary definition

SNARE, noun. Something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares; "the exam was full of trap questions"; "it was all a snare and delusion".
SNARE, noun. A small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head.
SNARE, noun. A surgical instrument consisting of wire hoop that can be drawn tight around the base of polyps or small tumors to sever them; used especially in body cavities.
SNARE, noun. Strings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum; they make a rattling sound when the drum is hit.
SNARE, noun. A trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose.
SNARE, verb. Catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes".
SNARE, verb. Entice and trap; "The car salesman had snared three potential customers".

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